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Guide for First Gen Students

This guide is designed to help first generation college students navigate through their years of college. It offers an array of helpful resources that can address some of the academic, financial and social struggles that can arise in college.



We often find ourselves wondering how to interact with our professors. These are questions you might encounter:

When do I talk to professors? (Spoiler alert the answer is: Whenever you want to talk to them)

How do I introduce myself?

How do I ask for help?

What are emailing etiquettes?

How do I ask for an extension?

How do I ask for Recommendations?

The articles below will answer these questions!